Sunshine Coast Youth Orchestra Open night rehearsal: Wednesday 12 October at Mountain Creek State High School, Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek.
Rehearsal times: Wind Ensemble and Concert Orchestra 5.30pm - 7pm, String Orchestra 5.45pm - 6.45pm, Senior String Orchestra 7pm - 8pm.
Apply to audition for a place in SCYO for 2006 - it's the musical equivalent of playing in a regional sport team!
Contact: Clare Deady 0422 819 411 or Liz Naumann 54 782332 or 0438 782 332. Web site: http://www.scyo.org.au
Some background information:
Musicians up to the age of 23 can audition for a place in the Sunshine Coast Youth Orchestra. Students travel from all over the Sunshine Coast and hinterland to play in SCYO - some even travel from Kilcoy each week! Selection to play in SCYO is the music equivalent to selection in a regional sporting team.
SCYO highlights include an annual weekend music camp, regular performances, workshops, weekly rehearsals and tutorials during school term. Playing challenging and exciting music, making new friends to share music with and going on camp or tour are the things many members say they enjoy most about SCYO.
Our three fantastic conductors - Clare Deady (Education Queensland Instrumental Music Teacher), Dr Andrew Paszkowski (local medical specialist and Viola teacher) and Steven Lake (Private School Instrumental Music Teacher) - are excellent role models for young musicians and dedicated to furthering musical education on the Sunshine Coast.
136 musicians aged between 6 and 21 years currently rehearse and perform with SCYO in four orchestral groups - String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Concert Orchestra and Senior String Orchestra.
We are a non-profit (and charity listed) extension of musical education on the coast. We aim to provide the best possible orchestral music experiences for kids right here on the coast - the only other youth orchestra experience on offer is Queensland Youth Orchestra which involves travelling to Brisbane on a weekly basis.
Sunshine Coast Youth Orchestra
P.O. Box 499
Mooloolaba QLD 4557
Telephone: (07) 5499 7486
Mountain Creek, Mountain Creek
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